As part of this loose protest, a female passenger arrived at the airport in Los Angeles wearing a revealing outfit, hoping to avoid this security procedure.
A teary-eyed former Miss USA posted a video online complaining a TSA agent "molested" her during a security pat-down. She said she opted for the pat-down to avoid going through a full-body scan.
A Detroit man cried foul when TSA agents singled out his 29-year-old severely mentally disabled son for a pat-down. The TSA later admitted it had made a mistake.
When airport security forced a Texas woman to remove her jewelry using a hand tool, she called a famous attorney to handle the matter.
Intrepid airport agents foiled a male passenger's scheme to smuggle snakes. The assortment, which included these varieties, was hidden in some everyday items. Instead of relocating to a Thai metropolis, the creatures now live with other wildlife at this Australian attraction.
At a Tennessee airport, a camera-toting man captured pictures of airport agents searching a 3-year-old girl because metal detectors blared while she was clutching this toy. In a separate incident, agents at another airport found this item in the same kind of toy.
Callous airport security agents humiliated this Michigan man when they ignored his pleas. Watch the cancer survivor explain what happened. The fallout let to a public apology.
Travelers returning from the Emerald Isle lost these garden-related items when airport security agents confiscated them at Dulles International Airport.
An airline passenger in Australia was apprehended for smuggling more than 50 of these water-loving things in her skirt. In another incident in the same country, a man was caught smuggling creatures inside padded envelopes stuffed in his pants.
Customs officials at JFK airport found an illegal drug hidden inside chocolate truffles and pistachio shells.
When airport security agents spotted jars of a sweet concoction during a luggage scan, they shut down this California airport. In an incident at the Albany, N.Y., airport, agents caught the bottled water but failed a bigger test.